Rawah Arja

Rawah Arja was born and raised in Punchbowl. She studied a Masters of Teaching at Western Sydney University and was awarded a scholarship to complete her doctorate in Education at The University of Notre Dame. She has been signed for her debut YA novel by Giramondo, to be released this year. Her passion is to write authentic stories that give diverse groups a voice and a sense of belonging, and to explore the Muslim identity.